Sean Spicer has resigned as #White House Press Secretary after #Trump‘s decision to appoint a new Communications Director, New York financier Anthony Scaramucci. According to sources, Spicer believes the new appointment is a “major mistake”. Spicer is upset, but has agreed to help with the transition.
According to reports on #CNN, White House officials are shocked Spicer resigned. Scaramucci is said to be an “on camera” press secretary. Hopefully this means the White House press briefings will be aired on live TV again, allowing more transparency for the public and maintaining respect for freedom of the press.
#The New York Times is reporting that Sean Spicer has resigned as White House Press Secretary.
Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned on Friday morning, telling President Trump he vehemently disagreed with the appointment of New York financier #Anthony Scaramucci as communications director.
Mr. Trump offered Mr. Scaramucci the job at 10 a.m. The president requested that Mr. Spicer stay on, but Mr. Spicer told Mr. Trump that he believed the appointment was a major mistake, according to person with direct knowledge of the exchange.
This is a breaking story… more news to come as it becomes available.
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